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by U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs
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How World War II was won through the help of South American republics who furnished raw materials to the Allies.
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Topics: Latin America, World War II: Good Neighbor Policy
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by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Inc., Motion Picture Division
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Goodyear's own film about its rubber plantations on the island of Sumatra, depicting Sumatra's culture in a highly patronizing and racist fashion.
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Topic: Indonesia
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Universal Newsreels
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"Washington, DC: President Roosevelt appeals to nation, urging citizens to save and turn in all scrap rubber to Government for use in vital war industries." sound of FDR speech. (partial newsreel)
35mm Stock Footage
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Tapping rubber tree and unknown aerial shots.
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Topics: Aerials, Rubber
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally,...
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Topics: Automobiles: Manufacturing, Labor: 1930s, Occupations: Automotive